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Omon Ra

Victor Pelevin
Translated by Andrew Bromfield

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571177981
Date Published
18.03.2002
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Summary

Victor Pelevin’s unforgettable first novel, Omon Ra, is the story of a young man who always dreamt of becoming the ultimate Russian hero, a cosmonaut in the mould of Yuri Gagarin. Enrolling as a cadet at the Zaraisk flying school, it is not long before he is chosen to be the sole pilot of a mission – to the dark side of the moon.

‘An inventive comedy as black as outer space itself. Makes The Right Stuff look like a NASA handout.’ Tibor Fischer

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Born in 1962 in Moscow, Victor Pelevin has swiftly been recognised as the leading Russian novelist of the new generation. Before studying at Moscow’s Gorky Institute of Literature, he worked in a number of jobs, including as an engineer on a project to protect MiG fighter planes from insect interference in tropical conditions. One of the few novelists today who…

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